Nancy Gerber

Nancy Gerber received a doctorate in English from Rutgers University and was a visiting lecturer for eight years in the English and Women’s Studies departments of Rutgers-Newark. Her books are Portrait of the Mother-Artist: Class and Creativity in Contemporary American Fiction (Lexington, 2003); Losing a Life: A Daughter’s Memoir of Caregiving (Hamilton, 2005); and Fire and Ice: Poetry and Prose (Arseya, 2014), which was a finalist for a Gradiva Award in poetry from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. She is an advanced candidate in psychoanalytic training at the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis in Livingston, New Jersey.

A Ferocious Intimacy: Poetry by Grieving Mothers

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